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More Than 100 Monitored For Ebola Symptoms In Ohio

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The Ebola virus.
5:30PM
October
18, 2014

Health officials in Ohio are monitoring more than 100 people following the visit by a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola shortly after returning to Texas from the Cleveland area.

CDC: Nurse With Ebola Said She Felt Funny On Ohio Visit

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Dallas Nurse Amber Vinson was diagnosed with Ebola after treating patient Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas Hospital. She visited family in Akron before being diagnosed with the deadly virus this week.
2:48PM
October 17, 2014

A CDC official says a Texas nurse who has Ebola indicated she “felt funny” and spent extra time resting during a visit to Ohio in the days before she was diagnosed in Dallas.

Ohio Gets More Protective Gear Amid Ebola Concerns

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Ohio health officials are stockpiling more personal protective equipment amid Ebola concerns
10:55AM
October 17, 2014

Ohio health officials are increasing the state’s supply of personal protective equipment for health care providers in case that gear is needed for a suspected or confirmed case of Ebola.

Authorities: Columbus Woman Lied About Ebola To Get Treatment

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Crews responded to the home on Champion Avenue while wearing protective gear similar to these full-bodysuits.
7:56AM
October
17, 2014

Authorities say a south Columbus woman who told authorities she was experiencing Ebola-like symptoms after returning from West Africa made up the story to get faster treatment.

State Issues New Ebola Guidelines, Hospitals Respond

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A Dallas nurse infected with the Ebola virus visited Ohio Oct. 10-13.
12:44PM
October
16, 2014

The Ohio Department of Health today issued new, stronger, recommended quarantine procedures in response to suspected Ebola cases.

Health Official On Ebola: 7 Quarantined In Ohio

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A Summit County health official says seven people have been quarantined in Northeast Ohio after possible exposure to Ebola virus.
12:37PM
October
16, 2014

A health official says at least seven people in northeast Ohio are quarantined and being monitored because they had contact with a Texas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola after visiting the area.

OSU Makes Policy Changes To Meet Sexual Abuse Settlement

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The university provided its first quarterly update Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Education under a September settlement agreement. The pact ended a federal inquiry into the school's handling of sexual abuse cases.
8:26AM
October 16, 2014

The university provided its first quarterly update Wednesday to the U.S. Department of Education under a September settlement agreement. The pact ended a federal inquiry into the school’s handling of sexual abuse cases.

Texas Nurse With Ebola Had Visited Northeast Ohio

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Ohio Department of Health officials are tracing contacts of a Texas nurse with Ebola who recently visited northeast Ohio
12:51PM
October
15, 2014

The Ohio Department of Health says it is tracing contacts of a Texas nurse who recently visited family in Ohio. The nurse tested positive for Ebola. State Epidemiologist, Doctor Mary DiOrio says state officials received notice Wednesday morning about the nurse’s Ohio visit.

Ohio Prepares For Ebola

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Doctors work in West Africa to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak.
7:55AM
October
15, 2014

As doctors in West Africa continue to fight the deadly virus, health officials in Ohio say they’re preparing for a potential Ebola threat.

Ebola Concerns Send ‘Worried Well’ To Hospitals

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State health officials said an Ebola outbreak is highly unlikely in Ohio but doctors, hospitals and state emergency officials are prepared in case.
2:25PM
October
14, 2014

Ohio health officials say concern over the Ebola virus has begun to send some people they’re calling “the worried well” to hospitals with concerns about fevers and other flu symptoms.